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Event Phone: 737-881-8045

Dates: September 2nd – September 16th, 2023

In Person Skill Dates: September 16th (Attendance Required)

Location: TPSTA Headquarters, 298 Industrial Blvd. Bastrop, TX 78602

Tuition: $665 Per Student (ECA) $105 BLS CPR/AED (Mandatory)

To Register/Pay In Full Click Here: Emergency Care Attendant + BLS CPR – Texas Public Safety Training Academy (

*Course is HB 2604 Grant Funds eligible

Materials: Provided and included with tuition.

Course Details: This course is an accredited DSHS course which will teach basic emergency medical care at the EMR/ECA level. Upon successful completion, students will be able to take National Registry Examination for EMR and apply for Texas Department of State Health Services certification as an ECA upon passing the NREMT EMR Exam

In order to obtain state certification as an ECA, all students must pass the National Registry Examination, then apply for state certification through the Texas Department of State Health services. The associated cost of this is outlined below.

National Registry EMR Exam Fee – $188 (appx)

Texas Department of State Health Services ECA License Fee – $64 (No Cost for Volunteers or Uniformed Services Veterans)

**Once registered for this course, refunds will only be issued if registrations are cancelled with at least 48 hours advanced notice before first day of class, or if the Agency Chief/Head contacts the Director & Chief of Texas Public Service Training Academy before the start of the first day of training and verifies an emergency circumstance occurred that requires the registrant to drop from the course. Discretion of what constitutes an emergency is solely up to the EMS Program Director & Fire Chief.

Payments may be submitted via check, card or EFT. Contact us at 737-881-8045 or at to coordinate cash or check payments.

By registering, you are agreeing with the above information and terms.

  •  September 2, 2023 - September 16, 2023
     8:00 am - 1:00 am